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Samuel Butler DD

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    28/06/1838 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cousins, Samuel RA, born 1801 - died 1887 (engraver)
    Boys, Thomas Shotter, born 1803 - died 1874 (publisher)
    Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Museum number:

    27220

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 6, box A

Physical description

Portrait, three-quarter-length, seated to front. The sitter is wearing bishop's robes, a chimere and rochet, and has a Bible resting on his knee.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

28/06/1838 (published)

Artist/maker

Cousins, Samuel RA, born 1801 - died 1887 (engraver)
Boys, Thomas Shotter, born 1803 - died 1874 (publisher)
Phillips, Thomas R.A., born 1770 - died 1845 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Thomas Phillips, Esq: R.A. Engraved by Samuel Cousins, A.R.A. Samuel Butler DD. Lord Bishop of Lichfield. London Published June 28 1838 by Thomas Boys XI Golden Square.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 60.2 cm, Width: 44 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait, three-quarter-length, of Samuel Butler, seated. Mezzotint by Samuel Cousins after Thomas Phillips, 1838.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Robes; Bishop; Chimere; Rochet; Bible

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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